50 things every student nurse should know

25. Advocate for yourself first.
26. Never apologize for doing your job.
27. When speaking to a provider, have all of your ducks in a row. ALWAYS.
28. If you don’t know it, look it up.
29. Do not be distracted when you have medications in your hand.
30. Never walk past a call bell. EVER. Don’t be THAT nurse.

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5 Responses to 50 things every student nurse should know

  1. True! All of them!

  2. Mommynator Student

    I second Kelly. All of them are true.

  3. except for sleep. I slept. It might be in the middle of class, but I got some sleep.

  4. oceaneyes7@hotmail.com

    I have been an LPN for 21 years. I am finally getting my RN degree. These are all true! I had to give up a job that I dearly love to have time for school. Maybe that should be on the list! Thankfully I have a very supportive husband who has been with me every step of the way!

  5. renee0270

    Best piece of advice I was ever given, on a day where nothing was going my way. “A frustrated nurse is a distracted nurse, and distracted nurses make mistakes. “

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